1st Lt. Johanna Bettencourt, Assistant Staff Judge Advocate Ogden Air Logistics Center
Every year, the American Bar Association sponsors an annual event drawing attention to American legal heritage and the role of law and justice in society. This year the theme for the American Bar Association Law Day 2010 is "Law in the 21st Century: Enduring Traditions, Emerging Challenges." In honor of Law Day 2010, the Hill Air Force Base JAG office will be sponsoring a luncheon with two...
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
On May 16, Staff Sgts. James Jandreau and German Lechuga, two K9 handlers from the 75th Security Forces Squadron's Military Working Dog section, found themselves hunting explosives -- this time not on foreign soil, but instead inside a Utah high school.
The search was part of the Utah Police Officer Association's K9 Trials, an event hosted by Utah law enforcement agencies. Jandreau and his dog...
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
The smell of horses and fresh tilled dirt and hay filled the air May 24 as members of the Davis and Weber County 4-H clubs brushed and polished their four-legged friends at the 2010 English "Skooling" Horse Show.
Riders dressed in boots, button-down shirts, jeans and riding helmets met at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington at 6 p.m. to participate in several 4-H horse competition practices....
The Salt Lake Bees are offering a Military Appreciation Night on Friday, May 26, with two for one admissions to all military personnel who provide military identification at the Spring Mobile Ballpark box office.
The game will feature the Bees as they take on the Fresno Grizzlies at 7:05 p.m. In honor of all the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, the team will wear camouflage jerseys. The...
Question: I recently had an Extended Tour Decoration written on me, and I stopped by my supervisor to check the status on it as it has been approximately three months since it has been submitted but it is still pending approval due to a Physical Training history review and analysis.
My question is, why is physical fitness becoming a deciding factor on if a member's decoration is approved or not....
75th Civil Engineer Group Capitol Asset manager for housing
"Going to gravesites and decorating them, barbecuing and spending time with my family."
Senior Airman Corey Goodfellow
388th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
"I want to go to Yellowstone."
75th Air Base Wing
"I'm going to catch up on work...
Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Throughout my Air Force career, I've often reflected on the meanings of service and sacrifice. I'm proud of the service and sacrifices our men and women in uniform make every day so we, and all Americans, can enjoy our many freedoms. However, when I attended the reunion of the famed Doolittle Raiders last month, I was sharply reminded of just how great the...
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Memorial Day activities connected with the Lucas Oil Utah USA Round of the FIM Superbike Championship presented by HANNspree will kick off Friday, May 28, with Gov. Gary Herbert opening the ceremonies on the steps of the Utah Capitol Building. Racers will then lead a parade of motorcycles to the Gateway shopping center in Salt Lake City. A street festival will follow with live music, stunt...
Barbara Fisher, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
Hill Air Force Base's water supply got high marks in a soon-to-be published Consumer Confidence Report -- a yearly "report card" that discusses the quality of the base's drinking water system.
The 75th Aerospace Medicine Squadron's Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight will publish the report for Hill AFB by July 1. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires all drinking water system...
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times Staff
The U.S. Air Force men's and women's volleyball team took the gold medals in the floor games at the 2010 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship held at Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, N.C., May 3-11.
"It feels good to say that we are the champions of the Armed Forces tournament," said the Air Force team's head coach Maj. John Napier, from Northern Arizona University's Air Force Reserve...